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5/18/23: ‘INHALER,’ EXHALED
May 17th, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

Thomas A. Doyle nixes a TAD reunion; Alberta wildfire smoke drifts here; new condo tower cuts prices 30 percent; COVID aid programs as an ‘experiment in single-payer care.’

 

5/12/23: A BIG (SCREEN) DEAL
May 11th, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

SIFF to reopen (and rename) the Cinerama; Metro’s dropping more routes; we just had a really bad flu season; gay men can donate blood again.

5/11/23: ‘LAUNCH’ PAD
May 10th, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

SIFF short spoofs Microsoft’s biggest PR bash; Pagliacci to start pizza-delivery drones; who’s trolling a woman with fake ‘$500 reward’ key chains?; it’s ‘end of COVID emergency’ day.

5/4/23: HOW GREEN WAS MY YODELING PICKLE
May 3rd, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

Archie McPhee marks 40 years of rubber chickens; West Seattle Bridge off ramp closed with a big hole; Seattle schools start planning for big budget cuts; a judge could close an entire Alaska salmon fishery to help orcas.

4/27/23: THIS BIRD HAS LANDED
Apr 26th, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

Painter Alfredo Arreguin dies at 88; more scrambling about drug-possession laws; King County settles with e-cig maker Juul; NLRB claims Starbucks ‘refused to negotiate fairly’ at unionized cafes.

4/20/23: ‘MONSTERS’ INK
Apr 19th, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

Claire Dederer book ponders good art by bad people; what a new state law about runaway youths DOESN’T do; UW tries for student diversity despite legally-limited tools; Harrell’s not sure whether drug possession should stay a crime.

4/13/23: WE’RE #9!
Apr 12th, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

Where Seattle ranks among US cities by GDP; KUOW joins NPR in quitting Twitter; Pioneer Square’s venerable Davidson Gallery for sale; Legislature follows a state Supreme Court ruling and makes drug possession a misdemeanor.

4/6/23: STILL SCARRED
Apr 5th, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

Exhibit shows how I-5 construction decimated part of the Chinatown-International District; ‘transit-oriented’ housing bill watered down; Costco reports slowing sales growth; West Seattle’s Yen Wor Village dive bar closes.

3/30/23: ALONG THE ‘ARC’ OF PUBLIC ART
Mar 29th, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

Art projects (with far different public reactions) in Everett and Lakewood; Howard Schultz tells Senate committee he’s not a ‘union buster;’ Kirkland megachurch accused of forcing workers to ‘tithe’ back part of their pay; some sports pundits predict big things for the Ms this season.

3/23/23: CRUISIN’ FOR A…
Mar 22nd, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

Eco-costs of a Seattle-Alaska cruise; evidence shows Green River killer could’ve been caught long before he was; man charged with abusing children he’d met at a Redmond church; arson charge in boat-storage fire.

3/16/23: VIVA ‘VIVA!’
Mar 15th, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

Robyn Hitchcock’s local pop anthem turns 25; the Stranger returns to print (at least once); T-Mobile buying Mint Mobile; making the case against a new light rail station near the Chinatown-International District.

3/10/23: REIGN MAN RELEASED
Mar 9th, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

Shawn Kemp’s side of Tacoma parking-lot incident; COVID’s still killing folks here; online activists try to stop a big new Alaska oil-drilling project; a Capitol Hill institution insists it’s not getting redeveloped.

3/2/23: THE LURE OF MOISTURE
Mar 1st, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

Hyping rain as a reason to visit Seattle; Starbucks white-collar staffers diss its labor policies; Seattle’s lost many trees (many of them on city land) in recent years; the death of an infamous woman who lived pseudonymously around here.

2/24/23: DOLL PARTS
Feb 23rd, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

American Girl’s two new ‘1999 Seattle’ dolls; Mudede on what (really) makes a vibrant city (hint: it’s not upscale retail); one neighborhood that wants a light-rail station; serious snow could appear in Seattle this weekend.

2/16/23: THE TRAGEDY, THEN THE TRAUMA
Feb 15th, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

Marking 40 years since the Wah Mee killings (and the sensationalistic, sometimes racist media circus that followed); minor COVID outbreak at a local high school; Medic One’s co-creator dies; is the big homelessness plan really needed?

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